We give young people permission to enlarge the repertoire of roles they can play when we're able to acknowledge our own complexities and contradictions. Read More
Thank you for your prescient and touching post. I have just shared it with just such a young person whom you described, who went through the kind of disillusionment you wrote about.
I wonder though why you felt you misjudged your timing when you responded to your young friend? Disillusionment is painful whenever encounters.
Sorry for the typo above. Meaning clear nevertheless. Should read 'whenever it is encountered'
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Nick Luxmoore is a counselor at King Alfred's College, in the UK.
It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.